Carpenter Foreman
Anchorage, AK 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Carpenter Foreman

Job Description

Ahtna complies with all federal regulations, to include mandatory vaccinations for all employees working directly or indirectly on a government contract. If applicable, employees must be fully vaccinated by the position's start date. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their final shot.

This position will be based out of Palmer, AK. This position will require 75% travel to remote areas in the state; hours worked while in travel status could be up to 12 hours per day. This position will report to the corresponding Project Superintendent or designee. This position will require someone with the ability to lead construction crews on smaller projects and will be required to work hands on with the crew at times. Perform tasks involving physical labor indoors and outdoors including movement of material, equipment and parts between production areas, operating hand/power tools of all types including air hammers, surveying, and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean-up rubble and debris. May assist other craft workers.

Auto req ID



Ahtna Environmental, Inc.

Job Location (State)




Posting Title

Carpenter Foreman

Posting Type

External & Internal

Posting Subtype

Open Continuous (Pool)



Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Finish carpentry work at a journeyman level
* Ability to lay out a project mathematically
* General knowledge and ability to perform other disciplines such as painting, plumbing, electrical, excavation sheet rock installation and finishing
* Assist and coordinate with Team to manage field personnel to complete tasks on time and within budget
* Examine and inspect work progress and equipment on construction and environmental project sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met.
* Estimate materials and worker requirements to complete jobs.
* Order or requisition materials and supplies as needed.
* Schedule and supervise subcontractor.
* Layout - Locate, measure, and mark site locations and placement of structures and equipment using measuring and marking equipment
* Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
* Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
* Tend machines that pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster, or stucco through spray guns for application to ceilings and walls.
* Tend pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, or to heat and move materials such as asphalt.
* Lubricate, clean, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.
* Build and position forms for pouring concrete and dismantle forms after use using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
* Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
* Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
* Dig ditches/trenches, backfill excavations, and compact/level earth to grade specifications using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
* Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.
* Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations according to project plans/specifications.
* Measure, mark, and record openings and distances where construction work will be performed.
* Raze buildings and salvage useful materials.
* Demo various Architectural finishes, such as, but not limited to carpeting, ceiling tile, drywall, etc.
* Patch, repair and install various Architectural finishes, such as, but not limited to carpeting, ceiling tile, drywall, etc.
* May supervise, or escort other workers or subcontractors and ensure that safe work practices are employed at all times.
* Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.
* Perform any other duties as assigned by management.

Qualification Requirements

* High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
* 15 years of experience as Journeyman Carpenter
o 5 years of experience at the foreman level
* Knowledge of construction machines and tools; includes their designs, uses, repair and maintenance, and the practical application of use
* Valid Driver's license with ability to be covered under company vehicle policy, and the ability to travel to local facilities
* Ability to pass background checks by various Federal Agencies (e.g. DOD, DHS, FAA, etc.) to obtain security access badges
* Some positions may require U.S. Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications

* Technical school in art of carpentry
* OSHA 10 Training Certificate preferred

Shareholder Preference:
* Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given to qualified Ahtna Native Corporation Shareholders, Descendants, and Spouses in all phases of employment.

Physical Demands (Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.)

* Frequent lifting, sitting, standing, stooping for prolonged periods of time, using hands/fingers requiring dexterity, should have good hand-eye coordination and motion control in coordination with handling tools, equipment and other related components
* Reaching with hands and arms for items above and below sight level, talking, hearing, and seeing (up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus); walking from place to place within the project location with occasional use of stairs and no elevator available; bending, pushing, pulling, and standing for up to 12 hours.
* Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds such as small electrical components, equipment and other materials.

[Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].



Work Environment

May be indoors or outdoors, subject to confined spaces, changes in temperature, weather conditions, and noise levels.

Ahtna Environmental, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or protected veteran status. Native preference applies under PL 93-638. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
15+ years
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